Vaccinium sikkimense Ericaceae
Sikkim Blueberry vak-SIN-ee-um sik-KIM-en-see
- Evergreen shrub, 1-2 ft (30–60 cm) tall, multistemmed. Twigs angled. Leaves oblong
or obovate, 2–5 × 0.9–2.7 cm, leathery, base wedge-shaped, margin plane, with glandular teeth, tip rounded,
mucronulate. Flowers pinkish, with red limbs, about 6 mm, in 6-flowered clusters. Fruit
dark blue, 5–9 mm in diameter.
- Sun to part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone ? .
- sikkimense: of Sikkim, eastern Himalayan region between Nepal and Bhutan.